A Ridgeview High School coach accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a student was arrested Wednesday morning.
Darrien Brown, 45, is charged with criminal sexual conduct with a minor and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Deputies arrested the man on North Main Street after the school received a tip that a coach at the school was having an inappropriate relationship with a 15-year-old female student. Brown is an assistant track and field coach and a linebacker coach with the football team, according to the school’s website.
Deputies accuse Brown of picking up the student April 27 and taking her to his Blythewood home. Once there, deputies say, he engaged in some sort of sexual act with her.
Brown is being held at Alvin S. Glenn Detention center on a $60,000 surety bond.
Investigators suspect that Brown might be involved in other inappropriate relationships with children and is asking victims of abuse to come forward by contacting Crime Stoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC or www.sccrimestoppers.com.